On the 18th November 2014, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published its Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, which highlights that 372,000 people drown worldwide each year. The report sets out the evidence showing a range of effective drowning prevention strategies, and makes a number of recommendations for concrete measures to be taken by national and local governments. With the release of this report, WHO aims to galvanize attention and action to this issue by highlighting how collaboration across sectors can save lives. Download the report here.
- Water Safety, Health & Wellbeing